Friday, September 7, 2007

AP, Reuters Suspend Rugby World Cup Coverage Over Image Rights

The AP and Reuters announced that they have suspended their coverage of the Rugby World Cup, which begins today in France, until the Int’l Rugby Board agrees to “ease restrictions on the amount of photo images and video that can be distributed.” The CP, AFP and Deutsche Presse-Agentur also suspended coverage, along with Getty Images and the European Pressphoto Agency.

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